HuffPo spotlights local (and non-local) artists' response to Emanuel AME shooting

Art helps heal

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People across the country have been moved by the outpouring of love, unity, and community feeling that Charlestonians have offered in the wake of the Emanuel AME Church shooting that took nine lives two weeks ago. But the Huffington Post called attention to another aspect of healing that's been taking place: art. 

HuffPo published the post "The Incredible Ways Art Is Helping Charleston Unite After Church Massacre" on Saturday, and it features images like the ones created by Buff Ross, Y'Allsome, and folk artist Panhandle Slim; Marcus Amaker's poem "Black Cloth," which we published last week, and Marjory Wentworth's "Holy City," which was published in the Post & Courier; and several photos from Enough Pie's Solstice event (author Kate Abbey-Lambertz spoke with Enough Pie's executive director Cathryn Zommer for the piece). That's not to mention the paintings, drawings, songs, and more from people from across the country.

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